[Illustrated - 19th C. France, Germany - Engraved Views] Lovely 2 Volume "Europe Illustrated," 1876-79 with 151 Steel Plates

Sherer, John (Described By). EUROPE ILLUSTRATED: PICTURESQUE SCENES AND PLACES OF NOTE. SUPERBLY EMBELLISHED WITH STEEL ENGRAVINGS BY TURNER, ALLOM, BARTLETT, LEACH. FIRST SERIES, FRANCE, BELGIUM AND THE RHINE. London: London Print and Publishing Co., 1876-1879. Two Volumes, 12 7/8 by 9 7/8 inches in the original 1/2 brown morocco and black pebbled cloth with gilt stamping and decoration to the upper covers and gilt decoration and titling to the spines; five raised bands. Complete with 2 engraved title pages and 151 inserted full page engraved views and illustrations. 


With very modest wear to the head and tail of the spines and corners; occasional light foxing primarily to the preliminary pages; otherwise a very clean and fresh superb example of this famous work -- similar in design and concept to the even more famous "Picturesque America." 

Estimate: $400 - $600
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